Tag Archives: Fluency

Read Naturally – We Did It!

I’m so proud of my son!  Earlier this year I wrote a post about his struggles in reading. http://earlychildhoodliteracy.net/2011/04/read-naturally.html/ He is an accurate reader, but lacks confidence and speed.  He has struggled with fluency since first grade.  As a teacher, reading is my area of strength.  I have my master’s degree in reading and literacy

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Read Naturally

About eight years ago, our standards for reading fluency increased.  I was teaching second grade at the time.  By the end of second grade, students were expected to read 50 words correct per minute.  That changed when the state of Washington decided to raise the standard to 100 words correct per minute.  Wow!  That’s a

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